All news articles for October 2022

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Zero deforestation soy funding scheme looks to widen net

By Jane Byrne

SIM says the Responsible Commodities Facility (RCF), a new system of financial incentives for farmers in Brazil who commit to deforestation- and conversion-free (DCF) soy cultivation, is progressing as scheduled.

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Biofuel demand pushing US ethanol production higher

By Jane Byrne

US weekly ethanol production has continued to increase over the past week, hitting 1033K barrels per day—the highest weekly level since late July, and highlighting increased demand from the biofuel sector, finds analysis from CRM Agri.

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US: Soy innovation challenge launched

By Jane Byrne

The United Soybean Board (USB), which works on behalf of US soy farmers, and The Yield Lab Institute (YLI) are challenging companies to innovate to increase the use and value of soybean meal (SBM) in existing markets.

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Mitigating energy and production costs in feed milling

By Jane Byrne

As rising gas and electricity costs pressure feed mill profitability in many markets, feed compounders are looking to maintain maximum feed plant capacity, lower the total costs of ownership of their processing plants, and optimize use of resources to...

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Bioiberica enters Japan’s animal nutrition market

By Jane Byrne

Bioiberica has partnered with feed ingredient suppliers, Aska Animal Health Co and Shintoa Corporation, to distribute its Nucleoforce ranges, and eventually its Palbio portfolio, in Japan.

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Wood to feed project wins Nutreco competition

By Jane Byrne

Work that examines the nutritional and functional potential of yeasts produced from wood sugars as sustainable fish feed components has won Nutreco’s Young Researchers’ Prize.

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Hired and Retired: People on the Move October 2022

By Jane Byrne

Thsi month's overview of who is moving where in the global feed and agriculture sectors includes two femaile hires in exciting roles at COFCO International and Alltech. Tyson Foods and Scoular have promoted staff while Aker BioMarine and Hamlet Protein...